Thessaloniki in colour (1913)

In spring of 1913, Albert Kahn‘s photographers arrived in a multicultural city at a huge turning point of its history. Salonica (or Thessaloniki in formal greek) was no more a part of the Ottoman Empire which was collapsing in the Balkans…

Here is a part of BBC’s documentary with the first true-colour photographs ever taken of the Bride of the Thermaic Gulf. Early true-colour photographs of Thessaloniki at the dawn of 20th century.

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Clip taken from BBC’s Documentary:

“Edwardians in Colour: The Wonderful World of Albert Kahn – Episode 3”

Watch also:

  • The Edwardians In Colour – 03 – Europe on the Brink (PART 1)
  • The Edwardians In Colour – 03 – Europe on the Brink (PART 2)
  • The Edwardians In Colour – 03 – Europe on the Brink (PART 3)

Source: albertkahn.co.uk/photos/Balkans/Greece_1.jpg

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